Arms Control and Disarmament Agency

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Arms Control and Disarmament Agency

An agency of the U.S. government charged with conducting research and formulating policies and international agreements designed to prevent proliferation and to encourage disarmament of nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction. It comes under the aegis of the Department of State.
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Ikle, a distinguished scholar at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, has had a long and varied career in and out of government: Defense Department official during the presidency of Ronald Reagan; Director for the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency in 1973-1977, and later, Under Secretary of Defense for Policy; and member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the International Institute for Strategic Studies.
He began his policy career, sort of, when Paul Wolfowitz recruited him as an intern at the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency in the late 1970S, before he joined, a decade later, the State Department's Policy Planning Staff during George H.W.
See Arms Control and Disarmament Agreements: Texts and Histories of the Negotiations, 1990 edition, U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, p.
Even as arms control tasks have burgeoned, the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (ACDA), historically often a voice of restraint on arms matters, was dismantled by a housecleaning, anti-big-government Republican Congress in 1999 and its functions folded into the State Department.
4 Robert Kupperman, Facing Tomorrow's Terrorist Incident Today (Washington, DC: U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, 1977).
will be represented by Ralph Earle II, deputy director of the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, while the Chinese side will be led by Sha Zukang, in charge of disarmament at China's Foreign Ministry.
See also, U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, World Military Expenditures and Arms Transfers, 1991-92 (Washington, DC, 1994) pp.
The combined observing power will probably hinder nations from violating the spirit of the treaty even before it enters into force, says Katherine Magraw of the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency in Washington, D.C.
Barnet had been a high official of the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency and Marcus Raskin had been a staff member of President John F.
Yet they will have to gamble that neither the international monitoring system nor the intelligence assets of individual countries will pick up a small detonation, says Amy Sands of the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, which is negotiating the test ban treaty in Geneva.
The U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (ACDA) believes START Il will sail through the Senate with an even larger majority than START I had.
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